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Treat Chronic Prostatitis
Prostatitis is the swelling and inflammation of the prostate gland, which is a gland located beneath the bladder in men. Prostatitis usually results in painful and difficult urination, and there may be flu-like symptoms present. There are many causes of prostatitis, one of ...Read more
I have chronic prostatitis, doctor gave antibiotic (levofloxacian 750mg) for 1 week. Is it enough to treat chronic prostatitis? My age is24, unmarried
Possible: It is certainly possible to treat chronic abacterial prostatitis but is very difficult. Treatment at this point is usually for comfort measures to include anti-inflmmatory medications, sitz bath, and avoidance of certian foods and behaviours that provoke symptoms. The treatment may not cure the problem but will help control the symptoms to make the patient more functional on a day to day basis. ...Read more
I'm a non-bacterial prostatitis patient, why chronic prostatitis so hatd to treat, is it curable? I heard that chinese medicine can treat this, true?
No Chinese medicine: May need longer ccourse of antibiotics , see urologist. ...Read more
Can testicular veins swells and painful when before and after passing urine if a person is having chronic prostatitis? How it can be treated?
Yes : You may need a prolonged course of antibiotics if still not getting better. ...Read more
Not all prostatitis: Is bacterial. Perhaps prostate and seminal vesicle congestion may be irritating? We call prostatis when we cannot make a more specific diagnosis, and you suffer irritative effects. Commonly, anti-biotics are used, and anti-inflammatories. But sex, too much or too little, has no established role. Having sex can elevate the psa test, however. ...Read more
Yes: Chronic prostatitis is a chronic infection of the prostate gland. There are several classifications of prostatitis. Once the infection clears, there may be a residual smoldering infection and/or inflammation that resembles the symptoms of prostatitis that may then become chronic and persist for a long time. ...Read more
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